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Whelanslive.com proudly presents

I HEART JEFF BUCKLEY

with special guest

GARY LUCAS

A celebration of the life and music of Jeff Buckley with Gary Lucas on the 25th anniversary of Jeff’s passing.

Sun 29th May 2022

Whelan’s Main Venue

Gary Lucas is one of the most innovative, idiosyncratic and daring guitarists that New York, America, the world has ever produced. Still a pivotal figure in the city’s leading avant-garde scene, his 30 solo LP output, plus countless collaborations and live performances now hold the American composer, author, guitarist in worldwide praise as one of music’s true greats.

Gary infamously worked with a plethora of legendary American artists — Captain Beefheart (fulfilling his lifetime ambition of becoming a member of The Magic Band), Lou Reed and Nick Cave, though his collaboration with Jeff Buckley stands as a timeless musical force that is still reverberating across the globe to this day.

On the 25th anniversary of Jeff Buckley’s passing, Gary Lucas will collaborate with hand-picked local artists at venues where Jeff Buckley performed. Gary will present a candid, up close and personal look at his collaboration and time with Jeff Buckley, projecting rare archival footage of him with Buckley, musing over their workings together as documented in his book, Touched by Grace.

Expect to hear the seminal co-written anthems “Grace” and “Mojo Pin” (the first two songs on Jeff‘s 2 million-selling “Grace” album) as well as selected songs from their LP “Songs to No One” as part of a truly one-off event to celebrate the life of one of music’s most cherished voices and musicians.

TICKETS

€18 available online from Whelan’s

– 50c per ticket service charge applies on all bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required

AFTER THE GIG

Live in the Front Bar, 11pm: The Dublin Blues Cartel feat. Mik Pyro, Pat Farrell & band | Free Entry

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